Colombia Calls Off Peace Talks With Rebels Over Captured General

npr.org – The Colombian government has called off talks with Marxist rebels over the capture of a Colombian Army general. Reporting for our Newscast unit, John Otis says the talks were designed to bring an end to 50 years of fighting between the Colombian government and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC. John sent this report: “General Ruben Dario Alzate was detained by FARC rebels while traveling by riverboat in a remote jungle region.

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